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₹10.48 lakh compensation to pedestrian injured in accident


A Motor Accident Claims Tribunal has awarded a compensation of ₹10.48 lakh to a pedestrian in a road accident case.

The victim had sustained grievous injuries when a three-wheeler hit him from behind. He was going to some place on foot.

The insurance company with which the offending vehicle was insured had offered ₹44,000 as compensation to settle the case, but the petitioner refused it.

The driver and the owner of the vehicle sought dismissal of the claim petition submitting that they were not involved in the accident.

The tribunal decided the liability of the driver on the ...


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